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Donald Michael Wilson

November 25, 1936 April 11, 2019
Donald Michael Wilson
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Obituary for Donald Michael Wilson

Donald Michael Wilson, 82, beloved husband of Kathleen (Dunn), passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 after a brief illness. Born in Boston on November 25, 1936, he was the son of the late William C. and Mary I. (Burbank) Wilson. Don was raised in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School class of 1954. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Air Force. In 1958, Don married his high school sweetheart, Kathleen, and the couple settled in Beverly Farms to begin their lives together. Don was avid golfer, a long-time member of the Beverly Farms Golf League and Wenham Country Club. He was a life-long parishioner of St. Margaret Church and served as a Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus. Don was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, soon-to-be great grandfather and friend. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife of sixty years, Don leaves his children: Bud Wilson and his wife, Sherry Lopes of Fairhaven, Rick Wilson and his wife, Jean of Beverly, and Mary Garvey and her husband, Hank of Newburyport; his grandchildren Stephanie Ladd and husband, Kevin, David Wilson and fiancé, Jen, Olivia Wilson and partner, Glenn, Patrick Wilson and fiancé, Rachel, and Hank Garvey IV. Don also leaves numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law as well as many nieces and nephews. Don was pre-deceased by his siblings: William, Jr., Richard, John, Irene, Joanne, and Frances.

Visiting Hours will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St. Beverly on Tuesday, April 16th from 4 to 7pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret Church, 672 Hale Street, Beverly Farms on Wednesday, April 17th at 10:30am. Interment will be private. Contributions in Don’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Information, directions, condolences at

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4:00 PM 4/16/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States





10:30 AM 4/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
St Margaret Church

672 Hale Street
Beverly, MA 01915

St Margaret Church
672 Hale Street Beverly 01915 MA

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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